Squadle welcomes 35+ year McDonald’s veteran, Donna Thornton

Squadle, the industry leader in digital food safety and shift management solutions for Quick Service Restaurants, welcomes McDonald’s operations veteran, Donna Thornton, to the team to drive expansion into the brand.

Donna Thorton, Account Executive, Squadle

Thornton, former Operations Manager with 35+ years experience with McDonald’s, joins Squadle to help with expansion into the brand. Thornton’s experience includes running operations for owner-operator restaurant groups and training for corporate. Most recently, she was the Operations Manager for 14 restaurants for Century Management until Fred Tillman’s retirement.

When asked why she made the transition to work in technology, Thornton replied,

“While I was an operations manager, I oversaw the implementation of a number of new technologies in our stores. This is when I realized technology is the path to improving operations.”

Thornton chose to join the Squadle team because of their focus on serving McDonald’s owner-operators.

“I evaluated a number of options when I was working as an operations manager and was impressed by Squadle being the only out of the box solution. It’s because they worked shoulder to shoulder with owner operators to create the most useful product possible.”

With Squadle's scalable operations platform, multi-unit restaurant owner-operators can improve operations with Digital Food Safety, Shift Management, and Equipment Maintenance solutions. Squadle is the industry’s only digital solution that is customized to the McDonald’s brand and is ready out of the box. After implementing Squadle, owner-operators have reported seeing improvements in compliance and accountability as well as labor hour savings.

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